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Science outreach events

Umeå University researchers disseminate their knowledge and their research outside the University through various events and public lectures.

In our calendar, you can read about upcoming public lectures.

Upcoming defences of doctoral theses

Elin Lindén, Ecology
Wed
25
May
Elin Lindén, Ecology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 25 May 09:00 - 13:00
Place Stora hörsalen, KBC (KBE303).

Dissertation. Circumpolar impacts of herbivores on arctic tundra vegetation.

Kristina Sandgren – Radiophysics
Fri
27
May
Kristina Sandgren – Radiophysics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Bergasalen

Dissertation. PET and MR imaging in prostate cancer.

Nasibeh Mohammadi, Chemistry
Fri
27
May
Nasibeh Mohammadi, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 27 May 09:00 - 13:00
Place Triple-Helix.

Dissertation. Determining the role of Guanylate-Binding Proteins for host defense against Francisella tularensis.

Elin Biström - Sociology
Fri
27
May
Elin Biström - Sociology
Time 13:15 - 15:00 27 May 13:15 - 15:00
Place Aula Biologica

Dissertation. Creating sustainable citizens? Constructions of sustainable development in textbooks

June

Andreas Schneider, Plant Science
Wed
1
Jun
Andreas Schneider, Plant Science
Time 09:00 - 13:00 1 June 09:00 - 13:00
Place Stora hörsalen, KBC.

Dissertation. Perturbance and stimulation - using nitrogen addition and high throughput sequencing to study fungal communities in boreal forests.

Mazen Baroudi – Public Health
Thu
2
Jun
Mazen Baroudi – Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 2 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå.

Dissertation. Leaving the Door Ajar: young migrant´s sexual and reproductive health in Sweden.

Jana Späth, Chemistry
Fri
3
Jun
Jana Späth, Chemistry
Time 08:30 - 12:30 3 June 08:30 - 12:30
Place KBC-huset, Lilla hörsalen, KBE301.

Dissertation. Damsel in distress – Metabolomics as a novel tool to investigate the effects of wastewater exposure on damselfly larvae.

Eva Sönnerstam – Clinical pharmacology
Fri
3
Jun
Eva Sönnerstam – Clinical pharmacology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place NAT.D.360, Nature Science Building

Dissertation. Potentially inappropriate drug treatment among older people with cognitive impairment.

Lena Lassinantti – Medical Biochemistry
Fri
3
Jun
Lena Lassinantti – Medical Biochemistry
Time 09:00 - 12:00 3 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall UB.A.240 – Lindellhallen 4

Dissertation. Exploring the mechanistic details of Gram-positive Type 4 Secretion Systems.

Isolde Callisto Puts, Physical geography
Fri
3
Jun
Isolde Callisto Puts, Physical geography
Time 09:00 - 13:00 3 June 09:00 - 13:00
Place Hörsal S205 i Samhällsvetarhuset.

Dissertation. Impacts of global change on primary production in northern lakes.

Jonathan Bergman – Geriatrics
Fri
3
Jun
Jonathan Bergman – Geriatrics
Time 13:00 - 16:00 3 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall F, Humanities building

Dissertation. Benefits and harms of bisphosphonates – an observational study.

Anna Unneby – Nursing
Fri
10
Jun
Anna Unneby – Nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica

Dissertation. Pain and Pain Management with femoral nerve block following a hip fracture Effects and experiences: older patients and staff´s perspective.

Anette Sandström – Cardiology
Fri
10
Jun
Anette Sandström – Cardiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall B, point T, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå.

Dissertation. Long-term outcome and exercise capacity in adults with congenital heart disease with focus on tetralogy of Fallot.

Filip Grill – Imaging and Functional Medicine
Fri
10
Jun
Filip Grill – Imaging and Functional Medicine
Time 13:00 - 16:00 10 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall Betula

Dissertation. Dopamine and the affective-cognitive gradient in the human striatum studied with multimodal brain imaging.

Paul Josef Amani – Public Health
Fri
10
Jun
Paul Josef Amani – Public Health
Time 13:00 - 16:00 10 June 13:00 - 16:00
Place Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå.

Dissertation. Does health insurance contribute to improvning responsiveness of the health system? The case of elderly in rural Tanzania.

Kathrin Wode – Oncology
Wed
15
Jun
Kathrin Wode – Oncology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 15 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Betula, University Hospital, Umeå

Dissertation. Complementary and alternative medicine in cancer – from utilization to a randomized controlled trial.

August

Amar Awad – Physiology
Mon
29
Aug
Amar Awad – Physiology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 29 August 09:00 - 12:00
Place Major Groove

Dissertation. Functional Brain Imaging of Sensorimotor Dysfunction and Restoration.

September

Hedi Katre Kriit – Public Health
Fri
23
Sep
Hedi Katre Kriit – Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 23 September 09:00 - 12:00
Place Curiosum Black Box

Dissertation. Health assessment of sustainable transport solutions in urban environments

November

Alexandra Schindele – Ear. nose, throat diseases
Fri
25
Nov
Alexandra Schindele – Ear. nose, throat diseases
Time 09:00 - 12:00 25 November 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Snäckan, Östersund

Dissertation. Mapping viruses in non-malignant tonsils, nasal polyps, sinonasal inverted papilloma and laryngeal cancer.